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Somali journalists’ group slams police ‘threats’ - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-06-17 08:31

Somali journalists’ body slams police ‘threats’ to shoot reporters | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-06-17 08:31

Mesopotamia Women Journalists: Free press won't be silenced

ANF - 2019-06-17 07:46
The Mesopotamia Women Journalists Platform underlined that nine journalists had been detained three days. ...

Three critical Turkish journalists released from prison | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-14 09:58

Turkey: Attacks on Journalists Turn More Violent

Gatestoneinstitute - 2019-06-12 23:44

Investigation against Kurdish journalist killed in Cizre in 2016

ANF - 2019-06-12 12:14
Rohat Aktaş, the editor-in-chief of Azadiya Welat newspaper, who was murdered in Cizre, was investigated together with 26 other journalists. ...

Letter to UK Foreign Secretary about Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-12 09:25
Dozens of associations, groups, academics, journalists from the UK wrote to Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP to express their concer about the future of Hasankeyf. ...

Turkey's Journalists Work Under Threat Of Jail | WPPB

Peconicpublicbroadcasting - 2019-06-10 17:53

Case against two Irish journalists dropped

ANF - 2019-06-09 08:37
Two investigative journalists have accused the North of Ireland police of “malicious intent” after the bogus case against them in relation to a documentary on collusion was dropped. ...

Kurdish security forces detain reporter Mohammad Tawfiq al-Saghir in northern Syria - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-06-06 20:03

May Report on violations against journalists

ANF - 2019-06-05 08:43
The Free Journalists Initiative has released its May Report. According to the report, 6 journalists were detained in May, 2 journalists were arrested. ...

Journalists attacked as Erdogan tries to win back Istanbul | World | The Sunday Times

Thetimes - 2019-06-04 09:02

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-06-01 02:51

Turkey – the world’s largest prison for journalists ǀ View | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-06-01 02:51

Turkey's main opposition party demands probe of attacks on journalists | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-31 08:48

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 26, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-30 20:30

Turkey’s ruling party votes down parliamentary inquiry into attacks on journalists | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-29 15:58

Why The Case Of Journalists Trevor Birney And Barry McCaffrey Should Concern Us All | HuffPost UK

Huffingtonpost - 2019-05-28 12:14

New hearing for journalist Ataman tomorrow

ANF - 2019-05-27 11:48
A new hearing of the trial against journalist Ziya Ataman will be held tomorrow. It remains to be seen whether the journalist could attend it as he was one of the journalists on hunger strike. ...

May 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-27 07:10

Turkish court jails 7 journalists from pro-Kurd newspaper | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2019-05-25 15:37

US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 06:08
"The department takes seriously the role of journalists in our democracy...Julian Assange is no journalist" ...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 19, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-24 19:20

Seven Turkish journalists jailed for ‘terrorist propaganda’ - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-05-22 17:36

World Press Freedom Day: How many journalists died last year? - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-21 08:17

Two Turkish-Cypriot Journalists Cleared Over Cartoon Insulting Erdogan - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-05-21 06:16

Sardasht Osman Remembered on the Ninth Anniversary of his Murder

Kurdistantribune - 2019-05-20 15:11
By Ismael Aziz: Journalists and human rights activists have been remembering Sardasht Osman, who was murdered nine years ago this month. On 5 May, the 23-year-old Kurdish freelance journalist and anti-corruption campaigner was commemorated across the Kurd ...

Week of trials against free press

ANF - 2019-05-20 12:30
This week several trials against journalists and papers will resume at courts. ...

Turkey jails more journalists than any other nation. Those in detention are all terrorists, Erdogan says.

PRI - 2019-05-20 00:55

IFEX members condemn attacks on Turkish journalists Yavuz Selim Demirağ and İdris Özyol - IFEX

IFEX - 2019-05-18 19:51

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-18 15:01

‘Great leeway’ given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan, government says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-18 11:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari has said that a great deal of leeway is given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in accordance with the journalism law. ...

Many journalists among prisoners on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-18 10:19
Journalists in prison have joined the hunger strike resistance. ...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 12, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-17 01:32

Two Cyprus journalists acquitted over Erdogan 'insult' - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-05-17 01:07

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 5, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-13 02:37

Israeli forces destroy Gaza office of Turkish Anadolu news agency - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-11 06:15

28 violations against journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan in first four months of 2019: watchdog

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There were at least 28 cases of violations against journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan region in the first four months of 2019, according to statistics kept by a media watchdog group. Statistics from the Metro Center for J ...

Smarting From Criticism as World's 'Worst Jailer of Journalists,' Turkish Government Tries to Shift Focus to Israel Over 'Press Freedom' | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Algemeiner - 2019-05-07 16:34

Journalists for Democracy in Turkey and Kurdistan launched in UK

ANF - 2019-05-05 13:50
Journalists, campaigners and Turkish and Kurdish organisations based in Britain came together in a new solidarity initiative announced on World Press Freedom Day. ...

Turkey: The world’s largest prison for journalists | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-05-05 12:52

Turkish court rejects journalists’ human rights appeals | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-05 12:52

20 Food Journalists to Celebrate on World Press Freedom Day | Inter Press Service

Ipsnews - 2019-05-04 09:29

World Press Freedom Day: MEPs look to next European Commission to protect integrity and safety of journalists

Theparliamentmagazine - 2019-05-04 01:38

Iraq: Over 200 Violations Against Journalists Recorded in One Year

BAS News - 2019-05-03 19:48
ERBIL - Iraq’s Journalistic Freedom Observatory (JFO) revealed on Friday, which marks World Press Freedom Day, that over 200 violations were committed against journalists in the country in one year only. According to a statement by the JFO, a copy of whi ...

Social Media Campaign by Amnesty International Turkey for Journalists - english

Bianet - 2019-05-03 13:14

World Press Freedom Day: How many journalists died last year? - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-03 11:20

Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated: report

France24 - 2019-05-03 11:00

World Press Freedom Day: Turkey the biggest jailer of journalist

ANF - 2019-05-03 10:34
Today is World Press Freedom Day. For the third year running, Turkey is the biggest jailer of journalists and other media workers. ...

Turkey's highest court says journalists' rights violated | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-05-03 09:59

Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated: report

Rûdaw - 2019-05-03 08:15
At the same time, the court rejected the appeals of four other journalists. ...

Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated: report

Yahoo - 2019-05-03 01:12

Turkey’s top court says authorities violated rights of two journalists detained on terrorism charges: report - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-05-03 00:44

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV

Reuters - 2019-05-02 20:54
Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detained on terrorism charges after the 2016 attempted coup, broadcaster NTV said. ...

Letter calls on Putin to not approve Russia's 'sovereign internet' bill - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-02 06:20

Journalists protest police violence at Yellow Vest protest

ANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
Franceinfo.fr website published a statement by over 300 journalists, photographers, television workers covering the 'Yellow Vest' protests in France. ...

Turkey's Kurdish journalists face impossible task | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-01 01:11

“Journalists in northern Syria face intimidation and insecurity”

ANF - 2019-04-26 13:44
Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, a former Al Qaeda-affiliated group, and Turkish backed rebel groups attempt to control the flow of news out of the regions by limiting access to certain areas, making threats or, in some cases, kidnapping journalists. ...

Erbil Polytechnic University Reward Reber Kurdo

Waar Media - 2019-04-25 19:07
WAAR_DUHOK Methud program presenter, Reber Kurdo has been rewarded in Erbil today. In an event today at Erbil Polytechnic University (EPU), a number of journalists and Television presenter were rewarded by the Erbil Polytechnic University ; and Reber Kur ...

Metro center calls on Iraqi Kurdistan to re-investigate violations against journalists

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 21:07
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Metro Center for Journalists’ Rights and Advocacy, urged Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to repeat investigations “in depth” on previously reported violations against journalists on the anniversary of Ku ...

Journalists in Turkish-controlled N. Syria face intimidation, insecurity – report | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-23 17:19

Myanmar's top court rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 15:12

Media Center commemorates Kurdish Journalism Day

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-23 13:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga We, at the Media Center, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s official voice and media, congratulate all journalists of Kurdistan in regards to the anniversary of the first Kurdish newspaper. We are happy to say that, since our ...

Reuters Journalists Iose Appeal In Myanmar

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK Myanmar’s Supreme Court rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists Tuesday against their sentences for reporting on extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Shortly after the court session started, Supreme Court Justice ...

For 3rd straight year, Turkey jailed more journalists than any other country: Report - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-23 12:37

Turkey can jail Cumhuriyet staff 'at any minute,' lawyers say - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-04-22 23:38

Strasbourg resistance on day 124

ANF - 2019-04-19 12:56
14 Kurdish politicians, activists and journalists continue their resistance in Strasbourg, France on day 124 protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

RSF: Turkey the most prolific jailer of professional journalists

ANF - 2019-04-19 08:33
Reporters Without Borders published its annual report. Turkey fell to the 157th place. ...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of April 14, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-04-19 06:16

France: Video Shows Police Attack On ‘Journalists’

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 16:31
WAAR_DUHOK French riot police brutally attacked at least two “journalists” covering Yellow Vest protests in the southern city of Toulouse, video footage has shown. Sharing the video on his Twitter account, French journalist Nicolas Gregoire for Medium.co ...

Blog: April 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-04-12 01:57

More pro-Kurdish accounts blocked on Twitter

ANF - 2019-04-07 21:52
A Turkish court has banned access to several social media accounts, including those of deputies, news agencies and journalists. ...

8 more journalists convicted over solidarity with Kurdish daily - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-04-05 18:58

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 31, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-04-05 06:14

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 24, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-04-04 12:39

Journalists receive prison sentences in Özgür Gündem case

ANF - 2019-04-03 15:19
The court issued prison sentences to journalists who showed solidarity with the Özgür Gündem newspaper. The sentences issued to Huseyin Aykol and Dilsah Kocakaya were not postponed. ...

Kurdish journalists visited hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-03-30 09:06
People continued to join the rallies organised in support of the hunger strike resistance in front of the European Parliament. ...

CPJ welcomes release of Saudi blogger after 10 months, calls for charges to be dropped - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-03-28 21:07

Turkey-Based Journalists Among 145 People on Egypt Terror List | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-03-27 16:39

Egypt adds 145 people, including journalists, to terror list – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-03-27 15:18

Turkey Detained Over 100, Including Pro-Kurdish Politicians, Journalists

Theglobepost - 2019-03-25 08:42

Justice sought for 4 Dutch journalists killed in El Salvador

Yahoo - 2019-03-25 07:28

German rights prize for Turkish lawyer for defending journalists | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-24 00:41

In Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists are victim of political tension - IFEX

IFEX - 2019-03-23 01:54

Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan are victim of political tension: CPJ

E-Kurd - 2019-03-22 00:39
Committee to Protect Journalists Mission journal: Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan are under pressure from authorities in the autonomous northern Iraqi region, with news outlets shuttered and critical reporters arrested. With government formation talks und ...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 17, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-03-21 22:23

In Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists are victim of political tension - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-03-21 16:07

Washington Post Criticized for Publishing Op-Ed by Turkish President Who Has Jailed Journalists

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 18:15

Three journalists taken into custody in Mardin

ANF - 2019-03-20 10:39
Repression against the Kurdish media continues in Turkey. ...

'Nothing to Live For': Gaza Civilians Protest Dismal Conditions as Hamas Raids Homes, Arrests Journalists | CBN News

CBN - 2019-03-18 16:59

Journalists becoming increasingly targeted and demonised by politicians – Pelin Ünker - The Malta Independent

Independent - 2019-03-17 13:21

Businessman charged over Slovak journalist's death as US human rights report names killed journalists

Pressgazette - 2019-03-15 18:07

New Press Coalition Starts '10 Most Urgent' List Of Journalists Under Attack | HuffPost

Huffpost - 2019-03-15 17:33

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 10, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-03-15 02:01

Als journalisten worden vermoord, sterft ook hun verhaal

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
(Story about murdered journalists, published on website of Dutch magazine Vrij Nederland, February 2019) Zesenzeventig journalisten werden er wereldwijd vermoord in 2018. In de laatste tien jaar gaat het om 974 journalisten. Niet zelden zweren achterblijv ...

Loont het om journalisten te bedreigen?

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
Dutch investigative journalism radio show Argos dedicated most of its broadcast of 2 March 2019 to murdered journalists. Since I had just published a story about that, I was one of the guests. Naar aanleiding van mijn artikel in Vrij Nederland van 18 febr ...

PEC protests judicial harassment of Turkish journalists at UN - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-03-13 18:43

Turkey trying to silence foreigners, German journalists say

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 15:27
BERLIN,— Two German journalists who were stripped of their media credentials to work in Turkey called the government’s move an attempt to silence international news organizations and said they refused to be intimidated. German public broadcaster ZDF‘s Is ...

Targeting of activists and journalists continues in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan - IFEX

IFEX - 2019-03-12 03:30

148 prisoners including 2 journalists on hunger strike in Van

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
148 prisoners have been on a hunger strike for 11 days in the Van High Security Closed Prison. ...
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